Those crazy central planners in Washington DC are at it again. Out of the goodness of their hearts they have proposed a bill that would eliminate fees on your airline baggage. Economic expert and central planner extraordinaire, Mary Landrieu, is the brilliant mind behind this proposed idiotic piece of legislation. The Senator from Louisiana details her argument below. Air travel can be a stressful experience for many reasons, but unfair fees for basic amenities should not be one of them…….Passengers have been nickeled and dimed for far too long
Something big happened over the summer, something very, very big. My guess is, however, you didn’t even hear about it. As a matter of fact, finding information about it has been nothing short of an extensive research project. The event (or non-event according to our informative media) was the Federal Reserve’s surpassing China as the largest holder of US Treasuries-a.k.a. national debt. This essentially means that the federal government is now the largest creditor of the federal government. Wait, what?
Tonight America was blessed by YET ANOTHER GOP Presidential debate, this one sponsored by CNN and two of America’s most beloved Neoconservative (what’s Neoconservative, you ask? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, even GOP candidate Herman Cain has no idea) organizations, the Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute. After sitting through 2 hours of this, I can sum up everything as follows: Ron Paul: We should have a foreign policy of defending the United States, and not of policing the
What is being bandied about as a “hijacking” of a Ron Paul Q & A session in Keene, New Hampshire on Monday appears to be something slightly different. There were Occupy Wall Street supporters at the event that, after the last question was called, started their “Mic Check” routine where one guy (the guy in red in the video below) shouts something and the rest of them repeat it so that everyone can hear. However, this didn’t seem like quite
Well, it looks like it’s finally safe to consider being a vegetarian, because Congress just made Pizza a vegetable!!! Woohoo!!! As with almost all of the inane things Congress does, this was quietly snuck into a “spending” bill, reversing earlier standards set by the Department of Agriculture at the behest of the Crappy Frozen Foods Lobby. Other school lunch “standards” included in this helps keep french fries and salty foods on the menu for our nation’s school children. You know,
Ladies and gentlemen, the buffoonery coming from the mouth of GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain has reached a new level. I realize that most of the main stream coverage on Mr. Cain revolves around his alledged touching, or thinking about touching, or talking about thinking about touching a woman other than his wife. This coverage has distracted many people from the fact that, this “Tea Party” candidate, is a big government loving, crony capitalist. There has been no shortage of
As supporters of liberty on every level, I feel it’s our duty to point out what is happening with SOPA, the “Stop Online Piracy” Act. This act will give unprecedented powers to the government to seize any website for “piracy”, the definition of which is quite vague and quite subjective. I encourage anyone regardless of political or philosophical beliefs to look further into this act and the implications it could have on freedom of speech for all of us. With
Believe it or not, liberty does actually have deeper philosophical meanings that go beyond things like being against taxes or loving Ron Paul. Advancing the philosophy of liberty is something we’d like to expand upon here at Lions of Liberty and will be doing so in greater detail in further posts. But for now, here’s a great video to get you started. We’d truly appreciate any thoughts on this, be they in agreement or in opposition!